Egg Rolling

Summary: The classic game of Egg Rolling is to see who can roll the egg the fastest cross a finish line.

Ages: From 3 to 10

Recommended Number of Players:
As many as you have room to accomodate

Equipment:
One hard boiled egg per player
A spoon for each player

Set Up:
Determine the start and finish line

How to Play:
Have the players put their egg on the starting line. When the host yells go, each of the players must roll their egg using only the spoon toward the finish line.

Winner:
First player to get their egg to cross the finish line wins.


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Best Advice

Many people come to this site looking for a couple specific games. When they find them, great, the job is done. But there is one thing I want ALL my guests to know regardless of how many or how few pages they read. Therefore, I decided to put the information on Egg Rolling and every other game instruction page. So, when you see this box again, and you have already familiarized yourself with the information, skip it and move on to finding more games (other than Egg Rolling) for your event.

But for those reading this for the first time, here is the best advice I can pass on from my many years of experience planning and executing large and small events. Read on…

“Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” These are great words from A.A. Milne, the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. I couldn’t agree more. And a solid foundation of organizing and planning is needed for most events. But I am here to tell you even with the BEST organization, no event is going to proceed EXACTLY as planned. You may even have a Plan B, C or D as a back-up. That’s fabulous! But trust me on this one; something will happen that you had no way of anticipating. So what now? Here is the trick. Pay close attention to this because it is the single most important piece of wisdom I can share with my readers.

Are you ready?

Learn to mentally let go of your perfect plans
the minute the party, event, game
or special occasion starts.


That’s it. I could write an entire page on how to “be in the moment” and “have fun at your own party.” But neither of those will happen if you don’t have the mindset that it’s alright to have things turn out differently than you imagined. The good news is that usually what you planned in your head that didn’t come through was never even missed by most.

So if you are going along, playing Egg Rolling, or any other group activity, and it leads you down a road you didn’t foresee… Enjoy the ride.

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